They sat in a brick courtyard where she told the leaders that the U.S. wanted to “leave the past behind” and work with peace builders. This is part of a pitch to counter rising anti-American sentiment amid escalating insurgencies in Pakistan and neighboring Afghanistan.
Thursday, November 05, 2009
Posted by Sarah
On Friday, October 30th, Secretary Clinton had her third day in Pakistan. She held a meeting with tribal leaders from northwestern Pakistan, whose homeland is at the center of an army assault on Taliban militants.